Tuesday, December 27, 2016

States with Minority Majority Births

Nearly half (46 percent) of American babies are born to Asian, Black, Hispanic, or American Indian mothers. In 11 states and DC, minorities account for the majority of births...

Percent of births to Asians, Blacks, Hispanics or other minorities
Arizona: 55.6%
California: 71.3%
District of Columbia: 68.8%
Florida: 54.2%
Georgia: 54.1%
Hawaii: 73.7%
Maryland: 55.1%
Nevada: 57.8%
New Jersey: 53.3%
New Mexico: 72.3%
New York: 51.4%
Texas: 64.7%

Source: National Center for Health Statistics, Birth Data, Births: Final Data for 2014

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